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Old Nov 6th 2010, 4:24 pm
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Just watching Beverly Hills Cop and I love it for several reasons, a bit of nostalgia but also the slap stick comedy and lack of PC editing, so what films can you remember that wouldn't be made anymore or certainly not the same (due to the PC revolution).

Beverly Hills Cops 1, 2 and 3
Police Academy (all of them) ( I agree they shouldn't have all been made in teh first place)
E.T (come on a little brown alien)
The Goonies (disfigured special need monster- hmm)

What else has the PC brigade ruined?
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Blazing Saddles
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Old Nov 6th 2010, 4:35 pm
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You think the only reason Goonies would be made is the Special Monster? What about the fat kid promoting obesity? The token asian kid who is stereotypically bright and can't pronounce R's and L's? The hint of under age sex between the cheerleader and the older brother? Special kid being abused by his family? God, I could go on!
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We might struggle with Monty Python films........or if we go to TV series as well, how about Mind Your Language? Classic TV!
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Yeah Life of Brian might not make it! I love that film!
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Airport, Suicide bomber threatens to blow up a plane?

Airport 1979 The Concorde, again, a threat to down a plane

Pinnochio, Old man makes a wooden boy for pleasure

Hudson Hawk......because it was Sh*te!
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Any history based movie made by the Americans should have been banned.

Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbour, The Patriot. All complete toss in terms of accuracy.
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Any history based movie made by the Americans should have been banned.

Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbour, The Patriot. All complete toss in terms of accuracy.
Oh come on. What about Full Metal Jacket, Platoon, Apocalpyse Now...
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Oh come on. What about Full Metal Jacket, Platoon, Apocalpyse Now...
I hear you however the ones I mentioned were specifically based on a key event in history. Those war films you mention are, as far as i'm aware, not based on a key events but instead are general stories about the war. Full Metal Jacket is a completely different story altogether and is more about the soldiers and how they interact in the war more than the war itself. Great film though.
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PC Revolution?!


I didn't know you were that old KC!!
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Not wouldn't have but shouldn't have been made:

The Sound of Music - the hills are alive with the sound of ... bleuugh!

Mary Poppins - Dick van Dyke's preposterous 'mockney' accent and 'A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go' bleuugh!
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Captain Pugwash. Not a film but with the original characters of Roger the Cabin Boy, Seamen Staines and Master Bates.......
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Captain Pugwash. Not a film but with the original characters of Roger the Cabin Boy, Seamen Staines and Master Bates.......
if it were only true
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Any history based movie made by the Americans should have been banned.

Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbour, The Patriot. All complete toss in terms of accuracy.
Don't forget the shockingly inaccurate U-571 in which the Americans capture an Enigma machine
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
Just watching Beverly Hills Cop and I love it for several reasons, a bit of nostalgia but also the slap stick comedy and lack of PC editing, so what films can you remember that wouldn't be made anymore or certainly not the same (due to the PC revolution).

Beverly Hills Cops 1, 2 and 3
Police Academy (all of them) ( I agree they shouldn't have all been made in teh first place)
E.T (come on a little brown alien)
The Goonies (disfigured special need monster- hmm)

What else has the PC brigade ruined?
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs...no explanation needed.
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